About the Premier's VCE Awards

The annual Premier’s VCE Awards recognises students who have demonstrated outstanding achievement in the Victorian Certificate of Education (VCE).

In 2021, a total of 323 awards, including 23 Top All-Round VCE High Achiever Awards, recognised the exceptional dedication and hard work of 297 students during the 2020 VCE.

For a complete list of Premier's VCE Awards recipients, see: Award recipients

The reflections of some of this year’s award recipients about their VCE year were captured in three short videos.

The year that was:

Thank you:

Silver linings:

Award criteria and selection of recipients

The Victorian Curriculum and Assessment Authority (VCAA) manages the eligibility and selection of award recipients for the Premier’s VCE Awards, which confers more than 300 awards annually in the following three award categories:

  • Top All-Round VCE High Achiever
  • Top Three International Students
  • Study Awards

For further information about award criteria and selection, please visit: http://www.vcaa.vic.edu.au/Pages/excellenceawards/premiersaward.aspx.
Email: vcaa@education.vic.gov.au
Phone: 1800 134 197


For queries about this year’s Premier’s VCE Awards presentation ceremony, please contact the Major Events Branch of the Department of Education and Training at: vce.awards@education.vic.gov.au